Maggie Popkin ’20 was first introduced to the hobby of birdwatching at the age of five, when her grandmother set up a telescope for her to watch a Great Blue Heron. According to Maggie’s mother, she was captivated by the feather patterns, and so began her interest.
Jaki Shelton Green ‘7 1 has taken on many professional roles throughout her career, including working as a paralegal, holding positions in the non-profit sector, and in 2018, she was appointed the first African American and third woman Poet Laureate in North Carolina.
This spring, the George School community will say goodbye to longtime teacher, coach, and Friend, Debbie DiMicco ’72, as she retires from George School. Prior to rejoining the George School community in 1979 to teach French, Debbie taught in France after graduating from Swarthmore College.
During Alumni Weekend 2021, George School Board of Trustees members Mike Kosoff ’56 and Betty Lou Thompson ’56 will be honored with the Lifetime of Service Award. This award is given to alumni whose commitment to volunteerism and generosity on behalf of George School make a significant impact on the George School community.
Head of School Sam Houser shared this message with the community on April 20, 2021. I know that the news of the day is weighing heavily on many of our hearts and minds. The trial of Derek Chauvin, the police officer charged with killing George Floyd, has gone to the jury, and this is momentous in and of itself.
Every spring at Reunions, George School recognizes alumni who have excelled in their chosen profession or have done extraordinary things through volunteer and philanthropic endeavors. This year, the selection committee has chosen Lila Anton ’01 to receive the George School Young Alumni Award for many reasons, among them her impressive work with Netflix Japan.
The 26th Annual Bucks County High School Art Exhibition highlights local emerging high school artists. This year, Sophia Friedman ’21, received an honorable mention for her print piece, “Lucid Dreaming.”
The theme for this year’s Dance Eclectic performance is gratitude and hope; a very fitting premise after a year of life in a global pandemic. Dance Eclectic will take place April 16 and 17, 2021 at 7:30 p.m. and will be livestreamed from Walton Auditorium.
George School is pleased to announce that Forest Ho-Chen ’22 and Vinay Thulasiram ’23 have scored high enough on the U.S. National Chemistry Olympiad (USNCO) Local Examination to advance to USNCO National Examination testing.
Three years ago, Alexis Semidey-Martinez ’21 enrolled as a George School student. Since then, she has excelled in the classroom, earning Head of School and Honor Roll every term she has been at George School, and on the basketball court, where the senior Co-Captain helped the girls’ varsity basketball team achieve an overall record of 27 wins and 19 losses during her time.